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  • n. Alternative spelling of esthesis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Sensuous perception.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as æsthesia. Also spelled esthesis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

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Examples

  • The English art critic John Ruskin (1819-1900) distinguished '' aesthesis '' - a kind of 'animal consciousness of the pleasantness' of the object - from '' theoria '' - the sense that beauty has a spiritual core.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • Sri Aurobindo's "prescription for a spiritualized aesthesis" rids us from the burden of "responsibility" dogging or any nagging sense of lack or guilt.

    Derrida and Matthew Arnold and Sri Aurobindo

  • Words refer to something; perception (aesthesis in Greek) involves perceptibles; knowledge requires a known.

    Plato's Middle Period Metaphysics and Epistemology

  • The etymology of “aesthetic” is aesthesis, which means “feeling,” and process thought emphasizes that aesthetic values are fundamentally values for an experiencing subject.

    Process Theism

  • It wasn't until Asher began studying neuroscience at Harvard six years ago that he learned there was a name for this phenomenon -- synesthesia, from the Greek roots syn (together) and aesthesis (perception).

    Real Rhapsody In Blue

  • Obviously, one finds these considered concerns merely skin deep, when compared with the galactic sweep of The Life Divine and the glacieral aesthesis of Savitri.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Finally tonight, synesthesia ( "from the Greek roots syn (together) and aesthesis (perception)"):

    11.03

  • Does the particular poet who invites our attention deal more with the aesthesis of the ear or with that of the eye?

    An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning's Poetry

  • Other concerns, such as food security, are even more fundamental to the need for city planning than its aesthesis.

    Artvoice - Buffalo's #1 Newsweekly

  • The English art critic John Ruskin (1819-1900) distinguished aesthesis - a kind of 'animal consciousness of the pleasantness' of the object - from theoria - the sense that beauty has a spiritual core.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

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